Clinical dental technology programmes and qualifications

​Listed below are details of qualifications leading to registration with the GDC as a clinical dental technician. You will also find the details of the schools which offer programmes in these qualifications.

Registering with the GDC

If you wish to register with us, please check your qualification is listed below. If it is, you can then apply for registration. If you hold an older qualification not listed below, please check our list of historic qualifications or contact us.

If you have qualified outside the UK, please follow your route to registration.

Inspection reports

Underneath the details for each school are links to the most recent GDC inspection reports for each programme. Please note that the first report for a programme will not be published until the year the first cohort graduates. At the end of each report are observations received from the school on the contents of the report and any requirements and recommendations made by the GDC.


Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology

The sufficiency of this programme has been accepted by the GDC Registrar for the students graduating in 2011 and 2013 only. 

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Postgraduate Deanery programme report and observations 2014


BSc Clinical Dental Technology (starts in September 2019)  

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision as to the approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments, and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme. 

Edinburgh Dental Institute

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Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology